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Long Branch Scottish Ale - Avondale Brewing Co.

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Long Branch Scottish AleLong Branch Scottish Ale

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 26
Avg: 3.72
pDev: 26.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Avondale Brewing Co.
Alabama, United States | website

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: BhamBeerLover on 10-23-2012

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A: Medium cooper to dark color.
S: Roasted malt aroma.
T: Caramel and Roasted touches. Strong but not over bearing.

O: Very drinkable Scottish Ale. Not bad.

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A - This beer has a medium to darker brown appearance as I would've expected for this style. The creamy light colored head has good retention.

S - Roasted malt dominates with hints of peat smoke. This might have something to do with Scottish yeast strain as the guy I asked said they don't use any smoked malts.

T - Good caramel and roasted qualities balanced with subtle hop flavors. Just a tad of smoke at the finish but quickly fades and finishes clean. (This beer is a malt bomb!)

M - Smooth and creamy as one might hope for in any kind of Scottish beer. Really enjoyed this rich but sessionable brew.

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S: Toffee and malt. A bit of peat smokiness.

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Long Branch Scottish Ale from Avondale Brewing Co.
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